People: Stryker Corp (SYK.N)
Mr. William U. Parfet is Lead Independent Director of Stryker Corp. Mr. Parfet recently retired as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of MPI Research, Inc., a global preclinical research organization. He had served as Chairman and CEO of MPI since 1999. He is a director of Monsanto Company, a provider of agricultural products that improve farm productivity, and Taubman Centers, Inc., a real estate development company. From 1993 to 1996, Mr. Parfet served as the president and CEO of Richard-Allan Medical, a worldwide manufacturer of surgical products. Prior to that, he had a 30-year career with the Upjohn Company (now part of Pfizer) as both an executive and member of the Board of Directors. He also previously served as a trustee of the Financial Accounting Foundation, the group that oversees the Financial Accounting Standards Board. His extensive experience in executive leadership roles, in serving as a director on the boards of a number of public companies and a long tenure on the Stryker Board gives him a deep understanding of the role of the Board of Directors and positions him well to serve as our Lead Independent Director.
|Total Annual Compensation, USD||233,560|
|Restricted Stock Awards, USD||85,656|
|Long-Term Incentive Plans, USD||--|
|All Other, USD||87,840|
|Fiscal Year Total, USD||407,056|